Wayne Alexander (Alex) Ruppe, age 33, of Oakdale, passed away September 10, 2018. He was a 2003 graduate of Oakdale High School. He received his ASA certification from Nashville Auto-Diesel College in September 2004. He was employed by John Deere and East Tennessee Dodge in Crossville. He is survived by his wife: Jamie Ruppe; children: Kameron Show, Jayla Show and his son, Crusade Alyxander Ruppe; parents: Kerry and Jennifer Ruppe; grandparents: Raymond and Trula Ruppe; sister: Valerie (Justin) Disney; niece and nephew: Cartie and Clayton Disney; sister: Rachel Ruppe; special cousins: Jeremy (Sally) Lemons, Anjelica, Paisley and Ethan Lemons; classmates: Britney Hall and Michelle Collins; and a host of family members that loved him. The family will have a graveside service Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Rankin Chapel Cemetery in Oakdale.